A Look Back: Three OH&S Articles from 2022

A Look Back: Three OH&S Articles from 2022

Not sure what to read on our website? Take a look at these articles from this year.

For the last 90 years, OH&S has been bringing you coverage of the occupational health and safety industry. This year alone, the OH&S editorial team has written hundreds of articles on important and current topics.

If you’re looking to read up on some articles from this year or are newer (welcome!) and not sure where to start, read these three articles addressing different topics from 2022.

How Workers Can Protect Themselves from Heat. Heat, whether inside or outside, can be a hazard for many workers. As summers get increasingly hotter, employers and employees need to know how to protect themselves from the heat. Workers can be impacted by heat indoors as well, making the article a good read any time of the year. Bonus: If you want to read more about the impacts of heat, check out “The Dangers of Heat: Different Types of Heat-Related Illnesses.”

Industrial Hygiene: Yesterday, Today & Tomorrow. This article focuses on the history of industrial hygiene, looking at where it started, where it currently is and where experts in the field predict it will be going. Though regulations change over time, the need for worker health and safety remains constant. It’s a good source for people new to the world of industrial hygiene and those who want insights into the industrial hygiene future.

Mental Health in the Workforce: How to Support your Employees. Work is a large part of our lives and affects our mental health. In the last few years, more people have started talking about mental health in the workplace, but the conversations can’t end. This article provides ways that employers can prioritize the mental health of their workers.

Have any topics you’d like to hear on our podcast or read about next year? Email us at [email protected] and [email protected].

About the Author

Alex Saurman is a former Content Editor for Occupational Health & Safety,who has since joined OH&S’s client services team. She continues to work closely with OH&S’s editorial team and contributes to the magazine.

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